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race out of the traps

To begin something with great speed, energy, and/or intensity. The home team raced out of the traps against their competition in an attempt to gain an early advantage. Reporters came racing out of the traps with their questions as the disgraced senator exited the courtroom after the verdict.
See also: of, out, race, trap